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Nairobi Women demonstration against male violence / Gemma Solés

Weekly news roundup: November 21, 2014

Nairobi women demonstrate against gender violence. At the busy intersection of Accra Road and Tom Mboya Street in downtown Nairobi, a cacophony of voices clamour to be heard. Buses and vans vie for space on the roadside, and touts solicit passengers to ply their routes. Nearly everyone is on the move. Shortly after 12pm on … Continued

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Ekurhuleni: The Making of an Urban Region

This book is a very useful contribution to understanding the tortured history of Ekurhuleni — the extensive urban region lying to the east of Johannesburg — and the complicated legacy facing the current administration.

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